Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

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    Mayor Announces Plan to Fix Scranton Back Pay Problems

    SCRANTON — The mayor of Scranton met with reporters Friday to explain what a back pay settlement between the city and the union will mean for the city’s finances. This has been an unsolved problem in the city of Scranton for almost five years. In 2011, the city of Scranton was ordered to pay more than $20 million in back pay to police and firefighters. On Friday, the mayor told us that with interest that total is $31.5 million and […]

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    Congressman Matt Cartwright Grills Michigan Governor

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The lead contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan was the topic of discussion for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, each of its representatives saying their piece. But the words from Pennsylvania congressman and Moosic resident Matt Cartwright are resonating far past the nation’s capital. His speech after questioning Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has gone viral. “Plausible deniability only works when it’s plausible and  I’m not buying that you didn’t know about […]

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    Home Gutted by Fire in Lackawanna County

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP —  Flames destroyed a home in Lackawanna County Thursday morning, and killed several family pet parrots. It started before 11 a.m. in the home on Skyline Drive. The Fitch family from Covington Township has a lot of people and a lot of animals. Six family members lived in the home that burned Thursday morning. They all made it out safely along with four dogs, but two parrots, including one the family had for almost 30 years, were killed […]

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    Progress at Scranton’s New ‘Movie Bistro’

    SCRANTON — The company re-vamping the former Marquee Cinema in downtown Scranton hopes to have the new theater ready when the summer blockbusters come out. It will be dubbed the Iron Horse Movie Bistro. Scranton’s downtown movie theater on Lackawanna Avenue looks a long way from lights, camera, action. The former Marquee Cinema, now managed by Phoenix Theatres, is a complete construction zone. The Mall at Steamtown owns the building and the mall’s new owner is paying for its renovation. […]

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    Miners Brushing Up on Safety in Mine Tour

    SCRANTON — The Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour in Scranton is a few weeks away from opening for the season, and on Wednesday, it really looked like an active coal mine. Miners who work in one of the 10 remaining anthracite mines in the state visited the coal mine tour in McDade Park and used it as their own training facility, practicing for any array of dangers inside an active coal mine. But if there was ever an incident during […]

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    Hearing for Teens Charged in Death of Scranton Officer Wilding

    SCRANTON — The preliminary hearing for three teens charged in the death of Scranton Police Officer John Wilding was held Friday in Scranton. Officer Wilding died from injuries he suffered while chasing the three teens after an alleged robbery in July of 2015. The bulk of the testimony in the preliminary hearing came from officers who were working the overnight shift on July 11, 2015 who chased the three teenagers, Nasiir Jones, Isiah Edwards, and Tanner Curtis, after an alleged […]

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    Jury Finds Cabot Oil and Gas Negligent in Natural Gas Drilling

    SCRANTON — A jury ruled that Cabot Oil and Gas was negligent in its natural gas drilling and created a private nuisance for two families in Susquehanna County. Cabot Oil and Gas must pay millions of dollars to the families involved in the federal civil suit. The Hubert family and the Ely family, both from Dimock Township, did not settle with Cabot Oil and Gas over water contamination. In 2012, 40 other residents settled with the company. The Hubert and […]

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    Jurors Deliberating in Water Contamination Case

    SCRANTON — Jurors are deliberating in a federal civil trial to determine if Cabot Oil and Gas contaminated wells belonging to two families in Susquehanna County. Two families from Dimock Township sued Cabot, claiming their water was contaminated from natural gas drilling back in 2009. The Hubert family and the Ely family, both from Dimock Township, are the only residents who did not settle with Cabot Oil and Gas over water contamination. In 2012, 40 other residents settled with the […]

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    Former John Marshall School in Scranton Becoming Apartments

    SCRANTON — A real estate developer in Lackawanna County, known for renovating old buildings into apartments, is now working on an abandoned school in Scranton. Neighbors in west Scranton agreed, the former John Marshall School on Oram Street had potential. Deborah Tyira has hoped for development there. It used to be a place where she would take her grandchildren to play. “A few years ago when the children would be coming out, where we live, they would come right past […]

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    Cops Trying to Return Stolen Markers to Veterans’ Graves

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP — More than two dozen grave markers meant for veterans turned up at a police station. Officers believe they have their thief. Over the weekend, police in Scott Township categorized the stolen brass and bronze emblems by war. Veterans from Vietnam through World War I had the grave markers swiped from their burial plots. The 27 markers were turned in by a resident of Scott Township, near Montdale. Officers had their evidence. Now, they have their suspect. They […]

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    Should Child Abuse Victims Get More Time to Report Crimes?

    SCRANTON — Earlier this week, the state Attorney General released grand jury findings about decades of child sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic priests in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. But, none of the accused will be charged. In part, because the statute of limitations has run out. That has spurred discussions in our area about whether the statute of limitations should even exist. There’s one big exception to State Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s announcement this week that the Diocese […]

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    Scranton Home Ripped by Fire

    SCRANTON — Flames ripped through home in the south side of Scranton Thursday morning. It started before 10:30 a.m. in the home in the 300 block of South Irving Avenue. The corner home on South Irving Avenue and River Street has been there as long as the neighbors can remember. It was new to the Anguiano family who lived here. Their new home was destroyed within minutes. The smoke coming from the home could be seen for miles. “It just […]


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